As the owner of Holiday Passports, you are
among the privileged travelers able to take
advantage of a world of extraordinary vacation
Your Passport Portfolio contains an array of
travel cards designed to give you maximum flexibility
in planning your holiday getaways. They represent
unprecedented value in complimentary accommodations
and discounted travel available only through
the extensive resources of Holiday Travel of
America, an established leader in the industry.
In addition, Holiday Passport travel cards
make wonderful gifts. Fully transferable, they
are easily shared with friends and family.
Your first step is to dream. Spread your Holiday
Passport Travel Cards out before you and imagine
the possibilities. After you've created one
perfect vacation after another, nothing could
be easier than making them come true.
How to Write
Your Own Vacation
Your Holiday Passports Portfolio includes Travel
Cards describing the individual vacation opportunities,
along with 30 Passport Checks, a sheet of destination
stamps, and a CD-ROM that outlines the destinations
available to you with valuable links, including
our on-line registration. To redeem any of the
travel offers, simply follow the instructions
in this booklet.
- Plan your customized vacation, referring
to the Travel Cards for options and details.
(Itinerary planning pages are included in
the back of this booklet to help you organize
your holidays.) Be sure to select two choices
for travel dates, more than seven (7) days
- For each travel offer you want to use, select
a corresponding sticker and place it on a
Passport Check. (IMPORTANT: Use one sticker
per check and one check for each destination
or travel offer. For example, if your vacation
consists of a cruise plus accommodations at
two different destinations, include three
checks and three corresponding stamps.)
- Complete the information on the Passport
Check(s), including alternate travel dates,
and mail to: Holiday Travel of America, 6405
El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009-2802, at least
forty-five (45) days before your trip.
- Once your Passport reservation request is
received, a Holiday Travel agent will contact
you to verify the information you have provided
and answer any questions.
- Holiday Travel will provide you with written
confirmation at least twenty-one (21) days
prior to departure, which you must present
in person while on your vacation. For details
on customer service, refer to page 16.
Register Holiday Passports
Your Holiday Passport must be registered to
you, the owner, before you can begin to "Write
Your Own Vacations." To do so, simply fill
out the Passport Registration and mail it to
Holiday Travel of America, 6405 El Camino Real,
Carlsbad, CA 92009-2802. Remember, your vacation
requests cannot be processed until we have received
your ownership registration, so act immediately.
Give Passport Checks to Friends or Family
Simply fill out the Passport Check(s) with
the recipient's name, information and requested
dates, and affix the appropriate stamp(s). Be sure the registered traveler(s) sign the check before mailing. Either
you or the recipient can then mail to Holiday
Travel. For added convenience, go to our on-line
registration to assign Passport Checks, and
follow the instructions.
Make your reservations electronically
You may redeem your Passports on-line. To expedite
your reservation process, please visit the customer service section of this site.
There's a certain pleasure in knowing that
at the end of the day-no matter where you are
or how hard you've played-a comfortable room
For Holiday Passport owners, that pleasure
translates into complimentary lodging for two
at a wide range of popular destinations, including
resorts in California, Nevada, Arizona, Florida,
the Caribbean, Mexico and many, many more.
Your Passport Portfolio contains a Travel Card
for each accommodation option. To see the full
range of possibilities, and to understand the
specific privileges and procedures for each,
be sure to review these cards carefully.
- If you wish, you may combine several accommodation
certificates and use them together to create
an extended holiday for yourself. Simply request
back-to-back dates, and remember to submit
one Passport Check for each destination.
- Your accommodations are prepaid. However,
you are required to post an applicable tax
deposit of $12.50 per night. (Tax rates vary
depending upon your destination, in which
case the difference will be either billed
or credited to you.) Holiday Travel of America
highly recommends that you include your tax
deposits with your reservation request to
avoid any processing delays. If you prefer,
log onto our website at www.holidaypassports.com
to pay with your credit card. In the event
you are unable to travel, your tax deposit
will be refunded or credited.
Relax and luxuriate in carefree style on the
cruise of your dreams. With Holiday Passports,
you and a guest are invited to take advantage
of discounts up to 60% while you sail with Carnival
or Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines through the
beautiful waters of the Caribbean, Mediterranean
or the Pacific. Indulge yourself with fabulous
food, pampered service, exotic destinations
and exceptional value - a privilege of Holiday
For the full range of specific privileges and
instructions regarding your cruise opportunities,
refer to the Carnival or Royal Caribbean Travel
Card in your Passports Portfolio.
- PLEASE NOTE: Passengers are required to
pay applicable sales tax and port charges,
which are not included in the discounted rate.
In addition, the discounted rate does not
include transportation to and from the port
of departure, beverages, gratuities or service
- Your Holiday Passport rate applies for two
adults. If you wish, you may book for other
passengers at an additional cost. Ask your
Holiday Travel agent for details.
- Cruise coupons are valid for use on a broad
range of Carnival or Royal Caribbean Cruises,
but may not be used with any other cruise
line discount or promotion.
* Discounted rates vary, depending upon ship,
category and season you select.
Holiday Passport holders are entitled to fabulous
discounts at the world's most sought-after resorts
in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.
In a special arrangement with Holiday Travel,
these resorts offer you all-inclusive privileges-accommodations
plus unlimited food and beverages (alcoholic
and non-alcoholic) for the duration of your
To have the all-inclusive holiday you deserve,
use a Passport Check to reserve your place at
one of these fabulous resorts. For destination
choices, details and specific privileges available
refer to the All-Inclusive Travel Card in your
- A government imposed tax deposit of $12.50
per night is required. To avoid any processing
delays, include this deposit with your passport
reservation request. If you are unable to
travel, your tax deposit will be refunded
Included in your Holiday Passports Portfolio
are special limited edition Travel Cards that
open up new vacation opportunities for you and
add extra value to your Passport. Redeem these
offers just as you would the others in the portfolio,
but remember, each card is different, so review
them carefully for details and specific instructions.
Whether you want to explore new territory or
simply revisit a favorite place, Holiday Passports
lets you take advantage of extraordinary savings
with pre-paid airfare to Honolulu, Hawaii.
Roundtrip airfare for two (2) to Honolulu,
Hawaii is pre-paid when you purchase accommodations
at one of many participating hotels or resorts.
To take advantage of this exclusive arrangement,
place your Hawaii airfare stamp on a Passport
Check and mail to Holiday Travel of America.
A minimum stay at a participating resort or
hotel is required, so please read and follow
the instructions on the Hawaii Airfare Travel
Card in your Portfolio carefully; taxes applicable.
Your Holiday Passports Portfolio was designed
to be as simple to use as possible. Our staff
of professional travel consultants are on hand
to ensure that your Passport travel experiences
are trouble-free and memorable, from beginning
After your Passport Check is received, a staff
- Contact you by telephone or in writing to
acknowledge receipt of your vacation request.
- Confirm your reservations in writing at
least 21 days prior to your vacation departure.
Cruises and Air Travel may be confirmed much
closer to departure date than twenty-one (21)
- Assist you with any additional travel requests,
such as: reserving extra room nights; coordinating
airfare; coordinating a rental car for your
convenience; providing information about your
destination; informing you of special promotions,
if any, offered by the host hotel. In all
cases, Holiday Travel of America will work
to provide you with competitive rates on your
additional travel requests.
Special Notes and Instructions
- If you choose to coordinate your own transportation,
we recommend that you do not book your airline
reservations until Holiday Travel of America
has confirmed your requested accommodation
or cruise dates in writing.
- All travel reservations are subject to space
- Pre-paid accommodations and all-inclusive
resorts are subject to guidelines governing
pre-paid travel which require that participants
be 25 years of age or older and possess a
major credit card at time of check-in.
- While we make it our business to deliver
a memorable holiday experience to you, some
circumstances fall outside our control. For
that reason, Holiday Travel of America cannot
be held responsible for verbal or written
representations not contained in Holiday Passports,
or any act of God or other independent occurrence
that may impact your travel experience. However,
if a destination becomes unavailable as a
result of any such occurrences, Holiday Travel
of America will gladly offer a substitute
- To protect yourself in case an emergency
causes you to change your travel plans, we
recommend travel insurance. CSA Travel insurance
is available from Holiday Travel of America
and covers a variety of emergency situations.
For more information ask your reservationist
or visit www.csatravelprotection.com.
- Holiday Travel of America is the final authority
on the interpretation of these privileges
and procedures, including the details of participation
- Holiday Passports expires on December 15,
2015, and will be extended annually subject
to destination, cruise and air changes.
Congratulations on choosing Holiday Passports.
We wish you the most memorable of vacation experiences.